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Software Engineering Internship



Software Engineering
United States
Posted on Friday, May 26, 2023
What you'll do
  • Team 400 Internship program is a fully immersive incubator experience within our Geospatial Engineering program. Over 10-12 weeks, our interns work alongside engineers helping us to automate the science of building maps. Our maps impact the lives of billions of people every day. This is not a coffee-run or bug-fix internship.
  • You will be paid, and you will build on top of our technologies in a production environment
  • Geospatial Engineering is a team in 5 countries and our priority is to automate how we receive, normalize, process and ingest geospatial sources into our data lake.
  • We also look at big data problems that can benefit from machine learning and world-class system design.
  • Everything is done via cloud based microservices and we are working on tools using these technologies:
  • Microsoft Azure / Amazon Web Services
  • Java
  • Python
  • PostgreSQL and MySQL
  • Machine Learning
  • JavaScript/HTML/React/CSS/React Native
  • UI and UX design using tools like Figma and Photoshop / Illustrator
What you'll need
  • Our ideal candidate will join a team of interns from around the world and will arrive at TomTom with these soft-skills:
  • Organized with solid time management and ability to be on top of meeting invites and basic office communication tools like Slack and Outlook
  • Basic Office skills with PowerPoint and Excel being key
  • Technical writing basics so you can convey that cool thing you built and how it works inthe written word so others can understand
  • Understanding of what Jira/Confluence and GitHub are and have watched a video or webinar on how to navigate all 3 before you start. We offer our mentors for all the tools & technologies above to help fill in the gaps.
  • Above all, you have a natural curiosity for change andproblem-solvingg and a willingness to work with others to solve these tough problems in an environment that is inclusive and made up of people from all backgrounds.
  • You must be able to leave ego on the table, be prepared to learn something new, and be brave enough to raise your hand if you think there’s a better way to approach a problem.
  • You can participate in this program in person or remote, but you must be in the United States
What we offer
  • Mentorship programs: Pairing interns with experienced professionals who can provide guidance, support, and career advice can be immensely valuable. Mentorship programs help interns develop their skills and make meaningful connections within the company.
  • Professional development opportunities: Offering access to workshops, training sessions, conferences, or online courses can enhance an intern's knowledge and skill set.
  • Flexible work hours: Allowing interns to have flexible work hours or the option to work remotely.
  • Social events and networking opportunities: Organizing social events such as team outings, networking sessions, or lunch and learn sessions can help interns build relationships with other employees and gain exposure to different aspects of the company.
  • Performance recognition: Recognizing interns for their hard work and accomplishments. We welcome innovation and creative thinking for ALL interns. No idea is to small or big in the world of Tech!

Meet your team

We’re Maps, a global team within TomTom’s Location Technology Products technical unit. Our team is driven to deliver the most up-to-date, accurate and detailed maps for hundreds of millions of users around the world. Joining our team, you’ll continuously innovate our mapmaking processes, directly contributing to our vision: engineering the world's most trusted and useful map.

At TomTom...

You’ll help people find their way in the world. In 2004, TomTom revolutionized how the world moves with the introduction of the first portable navigation device. Now, we intend to do it again by engineering the first-ever real-time map, the smartest and most useful map on the planet.

Work with a team of 4,000+ unique, curious and passionate problem-solvers. Together, we’ll open up a world of possibilities for car manufacturers, enterprises and developers to help people understand and get closer to the world around them.

After you apply

Our recruitment team will work hard to give you a meaningful experience throughout your journey with us, no matter the outcome. Your application will be screened closely and you can rest assured that all follow-up actions will be thorough, from assessments and interviews all the way through onboarding. To find out more about our application process, check out our hiring FAQs.

TomTom is an equal opportunity employer

TomTom is where you can find your place in the world. Every day we welcome, nurture and celebrate differences. Why? Because your uniqueness is what makes you, you. No matter your culture or background, you’ll find your impact at TomTom. Research also shows that sometimes women and underrepresented communities can be hesitant to apply for positions unless they believe they meet 100% of the criteria. If you can relate to this, please know that we’d love to hear from you.
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